ROMANO, Louis. American, b. 1921. Genres: Children's fiction, Children's non-fiction, Education, Young adult non-fiction. Career: Professor of Education, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1966-. Executive Director, Michigan Association of Middle School Educators, 1975-. Teacher and Assistant Supt. of Schools, Shorewood Public Schools, Wisconsin, 1944-64; Supt. of Schools, Wilmette, IL, 1965-66. Publications: (co-author) A Guide to Successful Parent-Teacher Conferences, 1964; Challenge to the Fives, 1965; A Guide to an Effective Middle School, 1984; (with A.L. Hamachek) Focus on Parent-Teacher Conferences, 1984; (with W. Powell) Evaluative Criteria for a Middle School, 1988. WITH N.P. GEORGIADY: Exploring Wisconsin, 1957; Gertie the Duck, 1959; Anden Agda, 1959; Anden Gertrud, 1959; Trudi La Cane, 1960; Tulita La Patita, 1960; This Is a Department Store, 1962; Our Country's Flag, 1963; Our National Anthem, 1963; Quack, die Ente, 1965; Wisconsin Indians, Wisconsin Women, Wisconsin Men, Wisconsin Historical Sights, all 1966; Know about Money, Know about Banks, The Ironclad, The Boston Tea Party, Thomas Jefferson, all 1966; Illinois Indians, Illinois Women, Illinois Men, Illinois Historical Sights, all 1967; Michigan Indians, Michigan Women, Michigan Men, Michigan Historical Sights, all 1967; Indiana Indians, Indiana Women, Indiana Men, Indiana Historical Sights, all 1968; The History of the Nation's Capitol, Monuments and Memorials in Our Nation's Capitol, Famous People in the Early History of Our Capitol, Important Buildings in Our Nation's Capitol, all 1968; (and R.L. Green) Daniel Hale Williams, Benjamin Banneker, Jan Matzeliger, Percy Lavon Julian, Charles Richard Drew, Mary McLeod Bethune, W.E.B. DuBois, Carter G. Woodson, Mordecai Johnson, John Hope Franklin, Thur- good Marshall, Ralph Bunche, William H. Heard, Oscar DePriest, Carl B. Stokes, John Merrick, John H. Johnson, Maggie Lena Walker, Charles Spaulding, Robert S. Abbott, Estebanico, Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable, James Beckwourth, Matthew Henson, Maj. Robert H. Lawrence, Garrett Morgan, Granville T. Woods, Ernest Just, George W. Carver, Paul Williams, Richard Wright, James Baldwin, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Langston Hughes, Charles W. Chestnutt, Sojourner Truth, Frederick Douglass, Martin Luther King Jr., Crispus Attucks, Harriet Tubman, Sidney Poitier, Burt Williams, Ethel Waters, Paul Robeson, Ida Aldridge, Jackie Robinson, Jack Johnson, Joe Louis, Althea Gibson, Jimmy Brown, Meta Warrick Fuller, Henry O. Tanner, Archibald J. Motley Jr., Jacob Lawrence, Horace Pippin, Marian Anderson, William C. Handy, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Harry Belafonte, all 1968; (and J. Heald) Selected Readings on General Supervision, 1972; Introduction to the Defenders, Pope, Tecumseh, King Philip, all 1973; (and A. Kloster and R. Featherstone) The Management of Educational Personnel, 1973; (and J. Heald) The Middle School, 1973; Know about Airports, Know about Shopping Centers, Know about Computers, Know about Skyscrapers, Know about Assembly Lines, Know about Highways, Know about Banks, Know about Money, Know about Stamp Collecting, all 1975; Focus on Censorship in the Middle School, 1985; Focus on Successful Characteristics of a Middle School, 1992; Focus on Study Habits in School, 1994; Focus on Study Habits at Home for Middle School Students, 1994; Building an Effective Middle School, 1995. Address: 4453 Manitou, Okemos, MI 48864- 2758, U.S.A.